The Latest News about Cryptocurrency

Find the latest, and the most interesting, cryptocurrency news collected from around the net.

Bitcoin Pushes $4,100 as Oil Futures See Losses
Bitcoin is up nearly half a percent on the day, trading at around $4,087, according to CoinMarketCap.
Exchange KuCoin Enables Credit Card Purchases of Crypto
Singapore-based crypto exchange KuCoin has partnered with Israel-based payment processing company Simplex to let its users purchase crypto via credit card, an official announcement revealed on March 27.
CEOs of Mastercard and Wells Fargo Concur on Blockchain's Long Term Potential
Top execs at Mastercard and Wells Fargo agreed that blockchain technology has long-term potential, but it has not been realized to date, CNBC reports on March 28.
Bitrefill Now Lets You Pay for Airbnb Rentals With 5 Cryptocurrencies
Cryptocurrency gift card provider Bitrefill has added a service allowing users to book Airbnb rentals with five cryptocurrencies.
Tron Acquires Blockchain App Store CoinPlay
The Tron Foundation, the firm behind TRX, the 11th top crypto by market cap, has acquired blockchain app store CoinPlay, Tron's CEO, Justin Sun, tweeted on March 28.
Blockchain-Based Diamond Exchange Cedex to Start Trading Diamonds Worth $50 Million
Blockchain-enabled diamond exchange Cedex has secured more than 6,000 diamonds worth over $50 million that will be traded on its platform, Finance Magnates reported on March 27.
Speak Out: Discussing Your Experience in Crypto
We all have to deal with negative events in our lives, and crypto is not an exception.
TokenPay Seals Equity Deal in Australian Lingerie Giant Naked Brand Group
Swiss decentralized payment startup TokenPay has acquired a large number of shares in an Australian lingerie giant, a document originally issued on March 19 reveals.
Swiss Watchdog Rules Crypto Miner's ICO 'Seriously Violated' Laws
Switzerland's finance watchdog has found that the cryptocurrency mining firm Envion AG, which raised millions through an initial coin offering, held the sale illegally and "Seriously violated" laws.
TF Blockchain Opens New Chapters In Portland and Vancouver, Austin Next
TF Blockchain is bringing its blockchain conferences across North America with new chapters in Vancouver, Seattle, Portland, and Austin.
OKEx Founder Reveals OK Group's Partnership With US Trust Firm, Plan to Launch Stablecoin
Star Xu - founder of exchange services provider OKCoin and the world's 6th largest crypto exchange OKEx - has announced OK Group's partnership with blockchain-focused trust company Prime Trust, prospectively allowing the firm to launch its own compliant stablecoin.
Ledger, Trust Company Legacy Trust to Offer Crypto Custody for Institutional Investors
French hardware wallet producer Ledger has partnered with Hong Kong trust company Legacy Trust to offer institutional cryptocurrency custody services, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on March 28.
Binance CEO CZ: Fake Volume Reports Are Useful for Crypto Industry to Move Forward
The CEO of cryptocurrency exchange Binance, Changpeng Zhao, said in an interview with Cointelegraph on March 27 that recent reports on fake trading volumes are useful for the crypto industry.
Ledger, Legacy Trust to Offer Institutional Custody of ERC-20 Tokens
Cryptocurrency hardware wallets maker Ledger and Hong Kong-licensed trust and custody company Legacy Trust have partnered to provide "Institutional-grade" cryptocurrency custody.
AlphaPoint Appeals to Institutions With Security Token Tech Upgrade
Blockchain services firm AlphaPoint has upgraded its tech solution for security token offerings in a bid to attract institutional clients.
Crypto Startup TokenPay Buys Equity Stake in Heidi Klum Lingerie Maker
Cryptocurrency startup TokenPay is getting into the lingerie business.
Corda Blockchain Trade Finance Platform Marco Polo Sees First Transactions
Blockchain consortium R3's trade finance platform Marco Polo has completed its first real transactions, a press release from Commerzbank, one of the participants, confirmed on March 28.
Analysts Claim CoinBene Transactions, Recent Activity 'Consistent' With Exchange Hack
Data scientists at blockchain infrastructure firm Elementus have published details of recent transactions from crypto exchange CoinBene that they consider to be suspect, beginning with $105 million in crypto swiftly being moved out of the exchange's hot wallet.
Bitcoin Needs Price Gain for Bull Reversal in March
View Bitcoin created a bullish "Engulfing candle" last month, confirming seller exhaustion.
Swiss President Says Regulation for Blockchain Firms Should be 'Fast and Clear'
The president of the Swiss Confederation, Ueli Maurer, has stressed that establishing regulation for the blockchain sector should be fast and clear.
Spain's Securities Regulator Says It Has Not Authorized Any Entities to Operate ICOs
The Spanish National Securities Market Commission has affirmed that it has not authorized any entity to operate an initial coin offering with the agency's official sanction.
Japan Green Lights 2nd Crypto Exchange for April Launch as Data Shows Huge Interest
Japanese financial regulators approved a second cryptocurrency exchange to begin operations this week, a press release from local exchange DeCurret, the applicant, confirmed on March 25.
Blockchain Exchange Secures $50 Million in Diamonds for ETF Launch
Blockchain-based trading platform CEDEX says it has now secured a supply of more than 6,000 diamonds ahead of its launch of a diamond exchange-traded fund.
CoinMarketCap Admits Reports on Fake Exchange Volume Valid, Adds Data Transparency Features
CoinMarketCap, the leading cryptocurrency market data aggregator, has responded to the report recently published by Bitwise which showed evidence of fake volume reported from exchanges.
Marco Polo Blockchain Built on R3's Corda Sees First Live Trades
The first two real-world transactions have been conducted on Marco Polo, the trade finance blockchain built on R3's Corda platform.
LocalBitcoins Introduces New Verifications, Reducing Anonymity, After EU Regulation
The move follows the introduction of new regulation from Finland's Financial Supervisory Authority, where the company is based.
Kraken Ramps Up Security With Enforced 2FA and Dedicated Lab
Cryptocurrency exchange Kraken has introduced two new initiatives, aimed at enhancing client security experience.
Top Cap and Delta Cap: New Metrics for Spotting Bitcoin Price Trend Reversals
"Sample sizes are small in the cryptocurrency markets, with the oldest, bitcoin, having existed just 10 years, but two of the newly released metrics termed"Top Cap" and Delta Cap" have shown to be effective at identifying the tops and bottoms of bitcoin's wild market cycles thus far.
Japanese Court Acquits Man Accused of Cryptojacking
A Japanese court has acquitted a man who was accused of illicitly mining cryptocurrency by using the computing power of visitors to his website, Japan Today reported on March 27.The Yokohama District Court reportedly ordered to acquit a 31-year-old website designer, who allegedly ran Coinhive on his website to mine digital currency.
New Partnership Purports to Create First Approved Crypto Exchange in Vietnam
Vietnam's largest distribution company Linh Thanh Group has signed a memorandum of understanding with Swiss blockchain company KRONN Ventures AG to establish a cryptocurrency exchange, according to a press release published on March 22.The collaboration is designed to facilitate the production of digital currency and the creation of a cryptocurrency exchange in Vietnam, to which the companies have supposedly received an appropriate license.
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